Wilson, Clifford. Signed by author. Illustrated by Lloyd Scott.
Title ADVENTURERS FROM THE BAY: MEN OF THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY. GREAT STORIES OF CANADA SERIES No. 25.
Publisher Macmillan, Toronto, (1967), reprint.
Seller ID 16018
159 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. Black, white and red illustrations. "The story of the 'Company of Adventurers of England Trading Into Hudson's Bay' is a saga of true events that make the usual legends of Western heroes sound tame by comparison. Facing great dangers, the men of the Company accepted the challenge of the unknown wilderness and for two hundred years were the effective rulers of Western Canada..." Christmas gift inscription on half-title page, very light browning to endpapers, very light browning to edges of textblock, slight fading to top edges of boards. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling, small tear at top of front hinge, tiny chips or tears at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light fading to spine, light rubbing/soiling/scuff on rear panel. VG-/VG-